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Group urges patience during wildfire recovery

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WINTHROP — While a federal team prepares to analyze the immediate issues posed by the Carlton Complex fires, a nonprofit conservation group based in Winthrop says — except for the loss of homes — the long-term effect of the fire on the environment will be beneficial.

“This was an incredibly disastrous situation for the people who live here. It’s been very tragic,” said Peter Morrison, founding director of the Pacific Biodiversity Institute in Winthrop. “A lot of people are despairing that…

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